Bridges new website is LIVE!

Bridges has a brand new website that makes searching for, learning about, and purchasing Assistive Technology easier than ever. To celebrate we’re having a launch sale.  All-Turn-It Spinner, Don Johnston Switch Interface, Connection in the Workplace and other curricula, Jelly Bean Switch and more! We’ll be adding more items, so be sure to sign up for… Continue reading Bridges new website is LIVE!

Cloud Privacy: When the Extension’s Servers are Breached

It’s not enough to say your server in the Cloud is secure.  When a company or organization says their data is secure, assume that’s on a spectrum, rather than an absolute stating of fact. Just look at this Top 10 list from Digital Guardian of websites that have been hacked in 2015 (https://digitalguardian.com/blog/top-10-biggest-data-breaches-2015 ):  from… Continue reading Cloud Privacy: When the Extension’s Servers are Breached

Cloud Privacy: How is your extension paying for its development?

You don’t get something for nothing…. There’s no such thing as a free lunch… everybody’s got to eat… Home truths, that could be extended (pun intended) to extensions. Developers of extensions are no different than the rest of us — they don’t generally work for free. The one’s that do (and again we’ve been down this road… Continue reading Cloud Privacy: How is your extension paying for its development?

Cloud Privacy: Can you turn your Extensions Off?

For most extensions, it is a safe bet that they are always working.  Even though you are not actually accessing their functionality, they are still doing their work. For an extension to deliver that almost instant responsiveness that makes you forget the work is being done on a server, thousands of kilometres away, most extensions work… Continue reading Cloud Privacy: Can you turn your Extensions Off?

Redesigned k3000 Available Now for Web License Customers

Kurzweil has released to its web license customers their redesigned k3000.   It’s simpler and more intuitive to use for new users but keeps all the rich functionality that experienced Kurzweil users have grown to expect. There’s a new more intuitive start screen but the navigation at the very top still acts the same. Also new… Continue reading Redesigned k3000 Available Now for Web License Customers

New accessibility supports in Chrome OS include Screen Reader & Dwell Click

On December 10th, Google dramatically improved the accessibility options in the Chromebook operating system, (Chrome OS) settings.  Added were a screen reader and improvements for access with a touch screen and pointing devices. Visual supports Visual supports in the Chromebook include a large mouse cursor setting, high contrast mode and a screen magnifier.  You can even connect… Continue reading New accessibility supports in Chrome OS include Screen Reader & Dwell Click

Overlay Maker Major Update Released

A new version of Overlay Maker, the layout software that creates custom keyboards for the IntelliKeys keyboard, has now been released. Overlay Maker 3.5 is now shipping and is available for a free download from the Cambium website.  Overlay Maker allows users to create custom overlays for the IntelliKeys, in just minutes for individualized needs… Continue reading Overlay Maker Major Update Released